Originally created 08/07/99

Mrs. Mary Ann Garrison



THOMSON -- Mrs. Mary Ann Garrison, 69, of 305 Thomas Ave., died Thursday, Aug. 5, 1999, at Elsie Burke Health Care Facility.

Memorial services will be at 5 p.m. Sunday at Thomson Presbyterian Church with Dr. Wilfred Bellamy officiating.

Mrs. Garrison, a native of Alabama, was a graduate of Georgia State College, where she received her bachelor's degree in business administration and a master's degree in social sciences. She was also a graduate of the University of Georgia, where she received a specialist degree in education in social sciences and certification for hospital/homebound teaching. She taught in DeKalb County and McDuffie County. She was a member of the National Education Association, Georgia Education Association, Georgia Business Education Association, Decatur Business Education Association and Professional Women's Club. She was a member of Thomson Presbyterian Church.

The family said, "She devoted tireless effort toward education of youth and hospital/homebound children."

Survivors include a son, Thomas Paul Garrison III, Maryland; a daughter, Paula Garrison Gunby, Thomson; a brother, William Bond Jr., Thomson; and three grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Thomson Presbyterian Church.

Friends may call at the residence of her daughter, 1085 Cedar Rock Road, Thomson.

Curtis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The Augusta Chronicle Aug. 7, 1999